Meine Pieter van Dijk
economic development, water management, urban management
Bengal, Bangladesh, Africa, China
Bengal, Bangladesh, Africa, China
|1973||MA economics, Free University, Amsterdam|
|1980||PhD economics Free University, Amsterdam|
|1999-2014||full professor urban management in emerging areas, Institute of Social Studies and the Economic Faculty, Erasmus University Rotterdam|
|2005-2014||full professor UNESCO IHE water services management|
|2007||professor in entrepreneurship at Maastricht School of Management (MSM)|
|2013||associate professor Chinese economy, Leiden University|
|2014-present||professor of entrepreneurship at MSM (parttime)|
Special activities and positions
- Member of the research schools CERES and SENSE
- Consultant for NGOs, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, different bilateral donors and UN agencies
|The majority of Van Dijk’s publications concern China and African countries. These are not included.|
1980 De informele sector van Ouagadougou en Dakar: ontwikkelingsmogelijkheden van kleine bedrijven in twee Westafrikaanse hoofdsteden, [s.l.: s.n.]. – PhD thesis Free University Amsterdam.
1991 & S.I. Cohen, “Het vierde vijfjarenplan van Bangladesh.” Economisch-statistische berichten 76 (afl. 3817): 728-730.
1996 Structural adjustment policies and their effects on the city level, the case of India, Rotterdam: Euricur, 19 p.
1997 Small entreprise clusters in India and Indonesia, an evolutionary perspective, Rotterdam: Euricur (R1997-5/P1997-1), 17 p.
1999 “Het andere India, onderzoek in Ahmedabad in de deelstaat Gujarat.” Agora 15,3: 20-22.
2000 & M. Put (eds), Government and NGO inverventions in dryland agriculture: a study of two projects in Andhra Pradesh, New Dehli: Ajay Kumar Jain for Manohar.
2001 “Challenges for urban managers in emerging economies, particularly India.” In: I.S.A. Baud, J. Post, L. de Haan & T. Dietz (eds), Re-aligning government: essays in honor of G.A. de Bruijne, Amsterdam: UVA AGIDS, pp. 39-53.
2002 “India-China, a battle of two new ICT giants, fought by different urban ICT clusters.” In: International Seminar on ICTs and Indian Development, Bangalore, India, December 9-11, 2002.
– “Urban development in India with new financial institutions and instruments, incorporating environmental sustainability considerations.” In: International Conference for Sustainable Future and Human Unity, Auroville, India, February 25-27, 2002.
– “Government policies with respect to an ICT cluster in Bangalore, India,” Paper for the EADI Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 19-21, 2002.
2003 “A comparative study of the ICT sector in China and India,” Presentation for the Sino-Dutch International Business Center (SD-IBC) at Business School of the Nanjing University.
– “Government policies with respect to an information technology cluster in Bangalore India.” European Journal of Development Research 15,2: 93-109.
2004 & W. van Winden, “A comparison of European and Asian ICT clusters and their promotion policies.” In: Gupta, K.R. (ed.), Urban development debates in the new millenium: studies in revisited theories and redefined praxes, New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers, pp. 214-228.
– “The role of financial institutions and markets in urban development in India, with examples from Karnataka and Gujarat.” In: Ibidem, pp. 229-240.
– “Globalization in China and India: how cities, clusters and poor people benefit from it.” Nanjing business review 2004: 143-158.
– “Institutional arrangements municipal wastewater and sanitation, evidence from cases studies from Argentina, India, Mexico.” In: Proceedings meeting on 17 August during World Water Week in Stockholm, August., pp 100-101.
– “Financing options for drinking water, wastewater treatment and sanitation in India.” In: Contribution to EU working group on finance, meeting on 18-8, during the world water week in Stockholm, August 15-21, 14 p.
2005 “Financing water and sanitation in India, bonds, BOTs and reforms.” Waterlines 24,2: 11-14.
– “India-China, a battle of two new ICT giants.” In: A. Saith and M. Vijayabaskar (eds), ICTS and Indian Economic Development, New Delhi: Sage Publications, pp. 440-460.
2006 & C. Sijbesma, Water and sanitation: institutional challenges in India, New Delhi: Manohar.
– “Different effects of globalization for workers and poor in China and India: comparing countries, clusters and ICT clusters?” Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 97,5: 501-514.
2007 The contribution of cities to economic development: an explanation based on Chinese and Indian cities, Den Haag: ISS Public lecture series. – Inaugural address ISS.
2008 “Globalization and ICT clusters in Bangalore (India) and Nanjing (China): the potential of the ICT sector and its spatial implications.” In: C. Ramachandraiah, A.C.M. van Westen and S. Prasad (eds), High-tech urban spaces: Asian and European perspectives, New Delhi: Manohar pp. 233-259.
– “Public-private partnerships in basic service delivery: impact on the poor, examples from the water sector in India.” International Journal of Water 4,3/4: 216-234.
2013 “Eco-cities of the future, learning from Chinese and Indian experiences.” Artha Vikas 49,2: 1-11.